A “lightened up” carbonara pasta featuring crispy bacon and poached egg with a rich, gooey yolk. Plus fresh ingredients like shallot, asparagus and arugula.
There are a small handful of things in life I feel completely certain of, and one thing I know for sure:
There’s something about a cooked egg with a rich, gooey yolk that makes every single food on the planet taste ten times better.
I was reminded of this when Chris and I had the chance to eat out (baby-free! so I could concentrate on tasting my food instead of coming up with creative distractions to keep baby from throwing his food across the room!) at an Italian restaurant.
Chris offered me a taste of his carbonara pasta topped, of course, with just such a gooey egg yolk.
It tasted incredible. One of my favorite bites of food in months.
Six or seven bites later, I was planning to make my own version of carbonara-with-gooey-egg-yolk at home. Read More